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Lies, Damned Lies, and Medical Science

John Ioannidis (Robyn Twomey/Redux)

By David H. Freedman
The Atlantic

Much of what medical researchers conclude in their studies is misleading, exaggerated, or flat-out wrong. So why are doctors—to a striking extent—still drawing upon misinformation in their everyday practice? Dr. John Ioannidis has spent his career challenging his peers by exposing their bad science.

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Seeing the Pattern Before Copenhagen: Scientists Threatened in Four Essential Areas of Study


By T. Jefferson

Scientists (and thus science) are threatened in four central areas of human existence – agriculture, health, environment and peace. The threat comes from multinational corporations seeking absolute control over world resources and political power through national laws and international treaties based on false or incomplete science.

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